3 Mar 2015

NATIONAL PUBLIC CHAMPIONS CHOSEN IN 33 EUROPEAN COUNTRIES AFTER OVER 150,000 VOTES

NATIONAL PUBLIC CHAMPIONS CHOSEN IN 33 EUROPEAN COUNTRIES AFTER OVER 150,000 VOTES

Number of votes from public double in business competition

 

In this 1st phase of public voting, 156,573 votes were received for the video entries posted by companies online at the European Business Awards website www.businessawardseurope.comfor the seven week period between 6 January and 24 February 2015.

 

These 33 public champions will now go head-to-head in a second public vote that opens today 3rd March and runs until 16 April 2015. The company from across Europe with the most votes at the end of this period will be announced as ‘European Public Champion’ at the Awards Gala event in 26 May 2015 in London.

 

Adrian Tripp, CEO of the European Business Awards said: “It is a fantastic stamp of approval to be voted best in class by the public, and this voting stage has provided a wonderful opportunity to engage clients, staff, stakeholders, and potential new customers. Well done to all our National Public Champions.”  

 

Jean Stephens, CEO of RSM, the 7th largest network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms said: “To have attracted over 150,000 votes in the first round is incredibly impressive. The companies and peopleinvolved have clearly demonstrated they are worth voting for and must be very encouraged by such a high-level of public involvement. Congratulations to all the successful companies and we wish them well in the second and final round.”

 

The European Business Awards is an independent Awards programme, designed to recognise and promote excellence, best practice and innovation in the European business community. It is now open for entrants for the 2015-16 competition.

 

Visit www.businessawardseurope.comto vote in the second round of the public vote and view details of National Public Champions by country.

 

The National Public Champions for 2015 are:

 

Country

Full Company Name

Austria

Silvrettaseilbahn AG

Belgium

Mithra Pharmaceuticals

Bulgaria

ScaleFocus

Croatia

Zagrebacka banka

Cyprus 

MEDOCHEMIE

Czech Republic

AAA AUTO

Denmark

EET Group

Estonia

Estonian Cell

Finland

Econet Ltd

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Comfy-Angel DOO

France

bioMerieux

Germany

Streetspotr

Greece

OLYMPIA ELECTRONICS SA

Hungary

Provident Hungary

Ireland

Pepper Asset Servicing

Italy

eFM

Latvia

REM PRO

Lithuania

AB Volfas Engelman

Luxembourg

Ampacet Europe SA

Malta

Ministry for Gozo

Norway

Tomra Systems ASA

Poland

Kurtiak and Ley

Portugal

Ascendum Group

Romania

Teamnet International

Serbia

ECG

Slovakia

ESET spol. s r.o.

Slovenia

Steklarna Hrastnik d.o.o.

Spain

Indra

Sweden

Djurens Rätt

Switzerland

IPM

The Netherlands

Conclusion Future Infrastructure Technologies

Turkey

Eskişehir Metropolitan Municipality

United Kingdom

Utility Warehouse

 

 

ENDS

 

For further press information or for case studies/interviews, please contact:

EBA: Vanessa Wood at the European Business Awards on +44 (0) 796 6666 657 or email vanessa.wood@businessawardseurope.com

 

RSM: Gillian Hawkes at the RSM Executive Office (gillian.hawkes@rsmi.com) or Cubitt Consulting: Rose Schreiber (Rose.Schreiber@Cubitt.com)

 

About the European Business Awards 2014/15:

The European Business Awards recognises and rewards excellence, best practice and innovation in companies across the European Union. The competition is free to enter and open to organisations of all sizes and from any industry sector.

 

The European Business Awards programme serves three purposes for the European business community:

•             It provides examples for the business community in which to aspire

•             It celebrates and endorses individuals’ and organisations’ success

•             It provides case studies and content for learning from these exceptional organizations

An innovative, strong and thriving business community makes a successful and prosperous Europe. www.businessawardseurope.com.

 

About RSM International

RSM International is the 7th largest network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms, encompassing over 112 countries, 700 offices and 37,400 people internationally. The network’s total fee income is US$4.4 billion. RSM is the 6th largest provider of tax services and audit and accounting services worldwide

 

RSM International is the lead sponsor and corporate champion of the European Business Awards promoting commercial excellence and recognition of entrepreneurial brilliance.

 

RSM International is a member of the Forum of Firms. The objective of the Forum of Firms is to promote consistent and high quality standards of financial and auditing practices worldwide.

 

RSM is the brand used by a network of independent accounting and advisory firms each of which practices in its own right. RSM International Limited does not itself provide any accounting and advisory services. Member firms are driven by a common vision of providing high quality professional services, both in their domestic markets and in serving the international professional service needs of their client base.

www.rsmi.com  

 

About UK Trade & Investment:

UKTI works with UK based businesses to ensure their success in international markets through exports and encourages and supports overseas companies to look at the UK as the best place to set up or expand their business.

www.gov.uk/ukti

 

 


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